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. >> i will not raise taxes on middle-income americans. >> the debates will matter to some undecided voters. >> the debates could decide the election for either one of us. >> from denver, colorado, here is scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. we're about to see the one thing we haven't seen in this long campaign for the presidency-- the candidates side by side. it's the first of three debates between the democratic incumbent-- 51-year-old barack obama-- and his republican challenger 65-year-old mitt romney. it comes 34 days before the election-- though early voting is already under way in many states. the focus tonight is domestic issues, including the economy, still struggling to recover from the great recession. polls show the race is very close nationally, but in swing states that will tip the balance, the president is ahead. so he'll be trying to protect his lead and for mitt romney, it's an opportunity for a breakout moment. in front of what could be the biggest audience he will have before election day. the sole questioner tonight is jim lehrer. it's the 12th time he's served
will consider to measures to raise taxes for education. which one is better for schools? >> is hard to say which one is exactly better for schools because it depends on what your view of what works best in government. do you think should handle the money, who do you trust and how much you want to pay? let's compare proposition 38 and 30 >> guarantees politicians cannot touch it >> proposition 38 is waging a new campaign to funnel billions to our schools. attorney molly maunder is the biggest backer spending $20 million of art. she says the money will not go to the general fund but directly to the schools k through 12 and to early childhood programs. >> the money in 38 for the schools is barricaded from sacramento >> prop. 38 would raise the income taxes for almost anyone on a sliding scale. $75,000, you pay $1,082. 150,000, shell out 2700 in taxes and this will last for 12 years >> governor brown wants voters to support his ballot initiative, proposition 30. it raises sales tax a quarter percent for the next four years and raises income tax on those making more than $250,000 annual for the next
. >>> jobs, taxes, healthcare, and big bird! the first perez dishl debate is in the book -- presidential debate is in the books. >> looking at the cbs news instant polls, the former governor apparently knocked it out of the park. 500 uncommitted voters were asked who won this debate. 46% said romney was the winner, while only 22% said that the president was the victor this time. as for their view of romney, the man who has been fighting to ensure that he relates to the average american, 56% of the polls said they had a better opinion of the former governor after this debate. what started out as cordial quickly became heated. >> his proposal calls for a $5 trillion tax cut on top of $2 trillion of additional spending for the military. and he is saying that he is going to pay for it by closing loopholes and deductions. he's been asked over 100 times how he would close those loophole, and he hasn't identified them. >> if the tax plan he described airplane tax plan i was asked to support, i'd say absolutely not. i'm not looking for a $5 trillion tax cut. i've said i won't put in place a tax
trillion in tax cuts that favor the wealthy. >> reporter: supporters like darrion wilson wondered where that president obama was last night. >> i was wanting him to have more enthusiasm in his enters and hit back a little more. i felt like romney was lying right and left and i'm, "come on, call him on that." >> reporter: campaign officials concede in an attempt to appear above the frey mr. obama missed easy opening. he spoke slowly, sometimes haltingly in a roundabout way. >> i want to get to it, but all i want to do is very quickly. >> let's get back to medicare. >> reporter: it's not that the president department go on offense. >> is the reason that governor romney is keeping all these plans to replace secret because they're too good? >> reporter: but debate observers noted a difference in body language. mr. obama looked down when his opponent spoke and sometimes appeared angry or peevish. romney kept his eyes glued on the president, waiting to jump in. today, mr. obama delivered some of the comebacks he missed last night. >> he said he would eliminate funding for public television. (
. i'm dana king. >> and i'm ken bastida. jobs, taxes, health care. and big bird? yes, the first presidential debate is in the books. the consensus was that mitt romney desperately needed a strong showing. and as grace lee shows us, he pretty much delivered. >> reporter: the polls show that the former governor knocked it out of the park. 500 uncommitted voters asked who won this debate. 46% said it was romney. only 20% said the president was the victor for the night. the man who has been fighting to show that he relates to the average american this whole election cycle, 56% of those polled say they had a better opinion of the former governor now. what started out as cordial quickly became heated. >> governor romney's proposal that he's been promoting for 18 months calls for a $5 million tax cut. and he is saying that he is going to pay for it by closing loopholes in deductions. the problem is, he's been asked over 100 times how you would close those deductions and loopholes and he hasn't been able to identify them. >> everything you just said about my tax plan is inaccurate. so i
actually, it is a bit more than that. but we do not need is a tax increase that will cost us 700,000 jobs. two years ago, the president said you do not want to raise taxes in a bad economy. the economy was better than that it is now. ladies and gentleman, this is a big choice. it is not only about taxes. it is about freedom. it is about our principles. it is about our country. it is about the idea of our country. america is so much more than a country with a flag. it is an idea. these ideas make us who we are. they make us special. i will see something that in washington is considered out of date or wrong, and it is this -- america is an exceptional nation. we are not afraid to say so. [cheers and applause] >> usa! usa! usa! >> we have a chance to get ourselves on the right track. we have a chance to vote for someone who will protect our freedoms. he will lead to protect our religious freedom. he will protect our second amendment rights. ladies and gentlemen, right here in virginia, we have a big choice to make. america has a big choice to make. america will make the right choice
caucuses control their own taxes. republicans, their caucus would control all the taxes that republicans pay, and we republicans could pay for all the b.t. bombers and the infrastructure, all the things that we want, and the democrats can take all of their taxes they collect and pay for the social programs. and then, in the middle, all the sings that we both absolutely agree on, we just cut it in half and pay for that and then that way the things that each other don't like, both sides, we'd be able to pay for their own things that they want. host: that is a very interesting way of looking at taxation, randy. we're going to continue our conversation about one party versus divided government with paul. paul is calling from wisconsin. he's on our line for democrats. go ahead, paul. caller: hey. yeah, i definitely believe in a one-party system. i think if barack obama would have been able to get his policies throughout, his unemployment rate would probably be about 7% with all them jobs programs. you know, the republicans were trying to do everything they can to stall the economy so they can
be massive, selective tax cuts. margaret thatcher it is there is no alternative. of course that's absurd. there was an alternative. we have to connect the dots to understand what is going on today. i read the chronicle. so what i've done is put together a montage of the murder of public sector, which is going on everyday. in fact all of the public sector is in body shape. public libraries, parks from the municipal to the national level. our character is among the worst in the world. the new deal deals with things in a different way. when i was going to school, california school's were the best. now they are among the worst with the new budget cuts. of course, my university is being privatized. all of the higher education is being privatized. all through the uc system. how do you run a modern state with tax cuts? we resort to desperate, back last november, we were asked to vote to make four indian casinos in san diego county pony up money. i thought this was a joke. they voted to do it. now, the governor proposes to borrow against future revenues. how did they deal with these social prob
material. >> how they can justify raises taxes on the middle class that's been buried the last four years. >> i'm sorry, which candidate is he campaigning for? i'm confused. >>> had hillary clinton put together an investigation for the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >>> american airlines plans to check at least 11 more planes for loose seats. clamps have caused the seats to come loose on three flights. >>> hit by a car, stuck in its grill and managed to survive. >> the luckiest dog i've met. >>> now cops looking for the woman who did it. >> leave manatees alone. don't be grabbing dolphins either. >>> until tonight. >> swing and a miss and he strikes out. >>> all that -- >> even if you don't get -- >> i know. >>> pay back its debt in full immediately. >> and all that matters. >> you know nothing about me but what you see on the outside. and i am much more than a number on a scale. >>> on "cbs this morning." >> presidential candidates who blink less during a debate are more likely to win the election or as michele bachmann put it, any way i can get back in this thing? hey! thing? he
each other on healthcare taxes and the deficit. >>> blue angels will be here this afternoon. news chopper 2 was here when they arrived in the bay area on tuesday. at 12:30 they are scheduled to hold a practice flight over the building and you fans can meet the pilots at pier 39 which starts at 7:15. you can get the rest of all of this. look at the hot topic section right there on the home page. >>> sal? >> i am just on the phone with bart. >> she said -- the nice lady, deborah, thank you very much. >> hold on, please, i am on television. >> i wanted to hear what she was saying. she said that the bart delays are spreading out and they should be gone in an hour or so. she was telling me that the bart delays are still 20 minutes and now tapes are moving at full speed and some are delayed as much as 20 - 30 minutes. i just got the rundown, and all level savage is on this story. we got some pictures from the maintenance vehicle right near the mcarthur steaks that caused the problem. let's go to the bay bridge. we were worried about -- you know people are worried about hearing about the
obama a to have -- appears to have an advantage on taxes and foreign policy. >>> and on this eve against president barack obama, we will take you live to our washington d.c. bureau and we will tell you how the new ads are stirring up controversy over tax increases. >>> they will be playing in the postseason... >> the a's preceded the texas rangers and they clinched one of two american league wildcard spots. they now have playoff shirts and hats and now a pie in the face. as you can see the celebration continued into the clubhouse and the champagne and beer was flowing and there has was also some dancing going on. if they win tomorrow, they still get that wildcard spot. i didn't expect to be door here so we are really excited. >> tdoes it feel like you thought it would? >> well, way better but this is what you work your whole life for. >> now, you can send your photos to us at www.ktvu.com and you can share them on twitter, it is always fun to with the pie in the face? >> you have to do the pie in the face, you have to sneak up on them, they have to be in the middle of something else... >
federal income taxes. >> this whole campaign is about the 100%. >> you want to be president, you owe the american people the truth. >>> dozens of american airline flights are canceled. the latest fallout from a seat scare on several flights. >>> gas prices are going up across the country, but in california, they're soaring to a panic level, hovering near the $6 mark. >> oh, my god, i've never seen it so high. this is unbelievable. >>> get a look at this, the first snow of the season, making a mess across the upper midwest. >> we're excited. >>> sucker punch, camera inside a city bus. >> that bus driver becomes the target of an angry fare jumper. >> oh! >>> james bond made his big screen debut 50 years ago. >> back in england, everybody gets a day off. >>> bradford is going to go deep. and how about that? >> did you really need to call barack obama the president of the united states lazy? >> yes. >> and all that matters. >> he hasn't done this poorly since he debated clint eastwood. >> campaign and their supporters debated the president's poor performance on ev
to raise. your tax dollars at work -- how many times do we hear that, and it is a little bit on the cynical side? take a look at this building. your tax dollars, my tax dollars, phil's taxes, the mayor's taxes, our taxes paid for this building. we all should die in. every taxpayer in san francisco chipped in a little bit today for the beautiful new building -- we all should die in. what do you think and this use of our tax dollars -- we all chipped in appeared what you think about our tax dollars at work? [applause] we paid for this building through the 2008 parks bond. if you like this, just wait until what is coming in november. we have another parked bond measure, the green and safe neighborhood parks bond of 2012 that will be on your ballot this november. it is going to pay for more rec ce% neighborhoods all across the city. new swimming pools, new playgrounds, new trails, touching every neighborhood in san francisco. we're going to put $195 million to work improving our parks system city-wide. it will be the biggest single investment we make in our parks in a generation. vote for the p
these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> welcome back. checking wall street with live looks from the trading floor, new york stock exchange, electronic trading board of the nasdaq, a slight up tick in number of americans filing for unemployment last week and drop in retail sales for september. more at 6:45. >> let's get over to the traffic desk. following a hot spot. east bay? >> that's right. we mentioned how slow the traffic was here on 580 in the west bound direction not only in the usual place for pass but getting into dublin. it turns out there is an accident here at the dublin interchange, perhaps between dougherty and 680. one of the vehicles could not be moved so it is still blocking traffic. with one late blocked it's driving up drive time which is now up to 38 minutes
that this industry can just take care of itself. let's taxes, regulate it and make it more difficult because we don't like oil. gerri: meanwhile, my friend, meanwhile my friend gimmickry energy is 90 billion in tax subsidies, 90 billion. >> and you can't put it in your gas tank. a complete disconnect between what the government is promoting and what citizens need and guess who gets hurt in the end. not the oil companies, the citizens. gerri: we do. you got that right. thank you for coming on. always a pleasure to have you on the show. >> thank you. gerri: now we want to bring you the latest developments in the store we have been following. american airlines says it has repaired nearly all the planes grounded and inspected because the seats can lose. with six more planes to be checked the airline said all repairs should be done on the boeing 757 by tomorrow if, saturday. this after canceling 94 flights of the last two days. you heard about that. after the problems were fixed. yesterday american said the real problem was actually the pan locking them to the floor that was damaged to do to spilled sod
to america and other points. one of the issues was tax cuts, specifically cuts for high-income americans. >> i will not reduce the share paid by high-income individuals. i know that you and your running mate keep saying that, but it's not just not the case. i've got five boys. i'm used to people saying something that's not true and hoping i'll believe it. but that is not the case. >> for 18 months, he's been running on this tax plan. and now five weeks before the election, he's saying that his big, bold idea is never mind! and the fact is if you are lowering the rates the way you describe, governor, then it is not possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only affect high-income individuals to avoid either raising the deficit or burdening the middle class. >> according to a poll by cnn, 67% of americans believe that mitt romney won the first debate. that's compared to 25% who think president obama won. this poll from cnn only asked 430 registered voters. kron4 asked people over facebook. 59 those responding said president obama won, 29% said mitt romney won. 6% believ
liberties. good i have been doing that every single day. i work on the issue of jobs, taxes, spending. the reason i went back to congress is to continue to work to protect the american people against those who would destroy our way of life, and they are still there. good >> let's begin the questions. a reminder of the rules for each survey. the first question comes from marianne of public radio. >> comcast announced hundreds of job cuts in our area. you talk about jobs. he said congress failed to create enough jobs. when you solicited questions, the overriding issue was job creation. people want you to be very specific, so can you give us a concrete example of how you create jobs? >> there is no greater issue in our region. we are facing close to a 11% unemployment. we found out comcast is going to lose up to 300 jobs. they are threatening to lose jobs. we lost our fortune 500 company. we have to start bringing business to this region, and we can do that. i talked to small business owners. they are ready to start hiring again. the problem they have is getting access to loans. we need
for our schools. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. back in a couple of >> will come back 6: 14 and whether is our big story today is to take a live look at clear conditions around the bay. despite yesterday's severances goes golden gate bridge a conceit here is clear on the right and that is walnut blanket of red on the map that indicates the 90 degree weather and possibly the triple digit whether for some portions of the bay. here are the numbers you concede or we thank you erika watching this wild fire in riverside county. we're just learning about full containment this morning fire officials say this 364 a. blaze was burning east of riverside. the fire erupted saturday in a defenssteep terrain. >> n amtrak train carrying 169 passengers from oakland to bakersfi
on tax, healthcare and foreign policy. president obama and romney face off tomorrow night in denver. the stakes are especially high for romney when it comes to women voters. we'll have more on that at 7:15 when we go live to our washington, d.c. bureau. >>> the oakland as beat the texas rangers, 4-3. the as are heading back to the playoffs for first time in six years. [ cheers ] >> struck out all three batters at the top of the 9th. the celebration started. that means at the very least, the as clinched one of the two american league championships. the celebration moved into the clubhouse. the champagne, the beer was knowing. the players started dancing, too. coco crisp played a big role in the game, doubling in the go- ahead run and epscoreed the eventual run. you know, you wouldn't think that all of these rookies would be doing something like this but they have better mentality and they have this useful spark. >> yeah. the as have two games left, tonight and tomorrow afternoon. the now -- they are now one game behind texas. if they win both against the rangers the as will be the we
unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >> the first of three presidential debates is now in the book. we have got the word that on the national level, most polls indicate this race is a dead heat. among the popular vote in many of the swing states, it has tightened up considerably. in florida, it is a statistical dead heat. in the state of ohio, which nn republican has never won an not won the white house, the lead is in president obama's favo . >>> good evening, everyone. i'm frag somerville. >> julie maener. much of the discussion focus on the economy and jobs. >> as you said, the focus clearly on the economy from jobs to taxes to the deficit. mitt romney went on the attack early among other things on what he planned to cut. >> obama care is on my list, apologize mr. president. >> i like -- >>
voters will consider to measures to raise taxes for education. the governors proposition 30 is competing with proposition 38. which one is better for the schools? political reporter grace lee can give us a better understanding. >> it is hard to see which one is better for schools because it depends on your view of what works best. who do you think should handle the money? who do you trust? and how much do you want to pay? let's compare those propositions. >> proposition 38¢ money directly to the local schools in guaranties politicians cannot touch it. >> proposition 38 is waging a new campaign to funnel billions of dollars into schools. this attorney is the biggest backer, spending $20 million so far. she says that the money will not go to the general fund, but directly to the schools case through 12, and to early childhood programs. >> all of the money in 38 that is for the schools is barricaded from sacramento. >> proposition 38 would raise state income taxes for almost everyone on a sliding scale. for example, if you make $25,000 a per year you would pay an extra $124. $75,000? he wo
you have to do is tax the word to. from there they will receive their response telling them to submit their response. they're using this tip launch program on a free 90 day trial basis. if they decide to keep it will cost $3,000 a year. >> the city recorded 8 killings within 30 days. first of a man killed when a side wall. and then a few hours later a man was shot and killed at a birthday party. maybe gain related. police revealed nothing about the suspect that it was not too far from a gain area. we are experiencing a rise in gang members. the shooting occurred after midnight as he was a barbecue in his front yard. the police could not confirm that two men wearing bandannas approached the victim. a friend stopped by the house and told police that his friend was not affiliated with any game.gang. scores of rest and weapons seizures had occurred. we all know that this may be an indication that the gay members are free to commit their crimes. afraid to speak: camry this man agreed that retaliation may be the case. >> a puppy stolen by bubblers was returned to his family. at 10 year-old
, being a tax cheat, swiss bank accounts, all that kind of stuff, can be rebutted. >> sean: what obama will say -- thus this will be mostly on the economy. obama will say, it's getting better. that was the recovery summer of 2010. >> but romney -- there were a whole lot of people right now who want to vote for romney. want to vote against obama. but they don't want to vote for romney because of all the negatives obama's piled on them which has not been answered. they're sitting on one side waiting for permission to jump over and vote for romney. in the debate, that he's not a monster, that he's a man of integrity and defending himself on this stuff, can absolutely encourage them to jump over and make it possible for them to do that. >> sean: what a joke all weekend, watching the obama people trying to lower expectations. >> yeah, right. >> sean: 2-1. >> let's par remember that most debates work in favor of the challenger. the challenger walks on and does a good job, like reagan did against carter, all the fears of him go away. carter against gerald ford in 1976. mondale against reagan
the economic melt down. a federal mortgage tax force claims committed fraud. the allegation involved mortgage security deals that cost investors billions of dollars between 2005 and 2007. jp morgan bought bear sterns back in 2008. >> this case is underlining the essential principle of the working group which is that there's one set of rules for everyone, and we will not tolerate fraud. >> this is the first lawsuit filed by the task force set up by the obama administration to conduct during the financial crisis. jp morgan says it intends to fight the lawsuit. >>> chevron is appealing a decision ordering it to pay property taxes. chevron filed the appeal in contra costa. earlier the board rejected chevron's appeal of the 2009 property tax bill and ordered the company to pay $27 million in taxes. a chevron spokesman tells ktvu the company is in mediation over assessments going back to 2004 and is hopeful for a fair settlement. >>> the city council is meeting tonight that are outsourcing police service. the council expects to hear from both reporters and critics and it seems the meeting could be
in criticizing the president's policies and defending his own proposals. >> he has been running on this tax plan for 18 months. now, five weeks before the election, he is saying that his big, bold idea is never mind. >> reporter: romney pushed back. >> let me repeat what i said. i'm not in favor of a $5 trillion tax cut. that's not my plan. my plan is not to put in place any tax cut that will add to the deficit. >> reporter: the president argued he inherited a bad situation and said it was getting better. >> over the last 30 months we've seen five million jobs in the private sector created. auto industry has come roaring back. and housing has begun to rise. >> reporter: and hit romney for not providing specifics. >> at some point i think the american people have to ask themselves is the reason that governor romney is keeping all these plans to replace secret because they're too good? is it because that somehow middle class families are going to benefit too much from them? >> reporter: often pulled his punches and never mentioned lines of attack that have been effective in his ads, like romney's
is legitimate because the once rural lands face greater right after this ook they pass that tax increase with a vote. >> the taxpayer association just filed a lawsuit claiming that that fee is a tax. it means legislature needed a super majority to be valid. the group wants homeowners refunded. >> we're having them pay it and we follow the lawsuit against that tax base seeking to invalidate it. >> in light of a year seen 1300 more fires state wide, cal fire says the fee is critical. the agency's budget has been deducted by the amount the fire fee supposed to bring in this year. >> there is a majority coming out of the general fund. it goes up and goes down with the economy. with this new funding source with the fee, it's providing a stable funding source to help us preprevent lashlgest wildfire autos and i would like to get my name in there to see if we can get cancelled out. >> in sacramento abc 7 news. >> there is gas stations beginning to run dry this, owner has shut down because he'd have to charge $6 a gallon to turn a profit. gasoline are at the lowest they've been in five years, ex
principle is there will be no tax cut that adds to the deficit. >> it is not possible to come up with enough deductions and loop loopholes that only effect high income individuals to either avoid raising the deficit or burdennening the middle class. it's math. >> according to a nationwide poll last night 2/3 of people who watched the debate think romney won the showdown. the vice presidential candidates are scheduled to square off next week in kentucky. >>> the oakland athletics with one of the most amazing wins in franchise history after rallying from a 5-1 deficit. they beat texas 12-5 sweeping the series in front of a sold-out crowd. and they win the degrees -- division on the last game of the season. they are now the only team in major league baseball history to come back from five games down with fewer than 10 games to play. one of our solo reporters is at the coliseum. jackie with more. >> reporter: do you think they would do it any other way? 13 games back on june 30th. four runs down yesterday in the fourth and they came back both times to win the american league west. the most imp
in on jobs, taxes, and healthcare. good evening, everyone, i'm frank somerville. >> i'm julie haener. the initial reaction is, no big gaffes and no knockout in the first face-to-face. observers say mitt romney did what he needed to do, while the president seemed more low-key. we have coverage at the university of denver, where that debate was held. maureen naylor is in san jose, and amber lee is in walnut creek. we're going to begin right now with eric rasmussen. >> reporter: both president obama and mitt romney focused on their plans for the economy, and even had a lengthy debate about keeping obamacare. >> reporter: while the first debate started with a friendly greeting, even a mention of the president's 20th wedding anniversary, mitt romney came out swinging on the economy. >> the president has a view very similar to the view he had when he ran four years ago. that a bigger government, spending more, taxing more, regulating more. >> are we going to double down on the policies that got us into this mess, or do we embrace a new economic patriotism. >> reporter: romney often looked
they bleed over the national debt. they're so concerned. >> i agree that we need to stop the tax hikes. we need to bring jobs, and keep jobs here. >>president obama: last week or bridge rates are at historic lows, instead of help and more families to take advantage, congress was a way of a break. instead of worrying about you, they had already gone home to worry about their campaigns. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. faugh >>vicki: food banks are having a test time to keep their shells filled. jeff pierce shows us how the local community is pitching in. jeff >> hundreds of volunteers showed up at the food banks on saturday to
. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. (male announer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >>pam: at 5:30 fleet week has arrived in the bay area. 2000500 marines and sailors have been talking their ships in san francisco. we were there. >>reporter: macon island took a while to get here because of the fog but it eventually made its way beyond the golden gate. and now it is at pier 30. with 2500 marines they are going to be here for fleet week and looking forward to the events. >> search and rescue at treasure island. definitely is nobody is going to want to mess. with the uss hornet and alameda and nobody is going to want to miss... to really bring the bay area together. >> coming up at 8:00 p.m. the family that is finally reunited after three
watchers surveyed and also a closer look at some of the statements made about tax cuts. >>> in other news a memory is being planned in san francisco for am bas discoer chris stephens, killed in libya. his parents shared photos with us here at their home in oakland. stephens was killed september the 11th when protesters attacked the u.s. embassy in been been ben ben gazi. they are doing that there. >> they are doing that blue angels show there. and get more information about that and the rest of the festivities in san francisco, go to ktvu.com and look for the hot topic section and there is a lot going on. >> a lot going on. >> uh-huh. >> you always warn drivers to be careful. >> keep your eyes on the road. >> keep your eyes on the road. we keep our eyes on sal. >> traffic is doing well around the bay area. as a matter of fact, looking at at the bay bridge, which is normal, for this time of the morning this is not unusual to have a big back up. it has become the new normal for this traffic to be backed up for a 25 to 30 minute they but no problems on the bridge. an earlier stalled vehicle
-called fiscal cliff biened of the year. the tax policy center says taxes for almost 90%, 90% will go up by average of $3,500 with increases half a trillion dollars. automatic tax increases and deep spending cuts would kick in if the country goes over the fiscal cliff. >>> that is significant. look at some numbers. just, throw out numbers look that. doesn't really, doesn't really relate. can't put your mind around it. a married couple with two kids income of $100,000 would pay more, $6,000 more. and then, if some of the child deductions, obama's payroll tax cut, isn't renewed, you won the get tax breaks for each child as well. >> stiffest increases in the history. a big deal. we got to this point because of the super committee, bipartisan committee, did not get the job done. did not come up with a deal. this is what will trigger the fiscal cliff by the end of this year. so, no matter what happens november 6th. they got to get this done before 2013 gets here. >> you got to think they're going to. >> another showdown. the tenth time. >> we need one. >> moving on this morning. another major
have chopped away funds for our schools. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. [ male announcer ] the exceedingly nimble, ridiculously agile, tight turning, fun to drive 2013 smart. ♪ quakes and question " the mysterious new diseases that spread to the bay area and the unusual way doctors treat it >>> get the most bang for your buck @ grocery store the three friends and vegetables you should always buy organic and 50 not worth it. >>> police say they are a mother and daughter crime to low a bay area mom on the run officers busted the 10 year-old girl for shoplifting at safeway, reporter kiet do explains the mom left her daughter holding the bag more than once. >>> the plan was simple police said the 10 year-old daughter waited by the exit with a cart full of groceries and bee
a large tax on the land. neighbors are grateful >> it's veryhat gooey do this >> it willook nice, it is an eyesore right now, that is for sure >> san anselmo says they're not doing it for free >> as we move forward with this process, we canake possession of the property to get our money back >> officials are planning to start work on the law as early as next month and that is fine according to neighbors as long as they finished before the rain begins >> 0 supermarkets are filled with expensive organic options, but which one should you splurge on and which ones are a waste of money? julie shows us how we can stretch our paychecks in the produce aisle. >> salim is proud of her produce >> we are priced pesticide free and all organic >> and a bit pricey. these organic apples cost about twice as normal but with some produce, that is the price you pay to be cleaned >> we are particularly concerned with apples because they have a high load of pesticides >> in this environment says apple's salary and red bell peppers are the dirtiest of the so-called dirty dozen, produce with thehest lev
more in taxes for a total of $536 billion. taxes for a typical middle income family making 40 to $64,000 a year could go up by $2,000. >>> in california, governor jerry brown signed a bill that would allow half a million young illegal immigrants who qualify for the new federal work permit program to obtain driver's licenses. >>> near hong kong at least 36 people were killed when a boat filled with holiday party goers collide d with a ferry and sank. it is the deadliest accident there in years. police say six crew members have been arrested. >>> in canada fireballs rose from a warehouse housing highly explosive racing car fuel. scores of home had to be evacuated. no injuries and so far no word on what caused the fire. >>> the white house is lit up in pink to mark ok as breast cancer awareness month. new york's empire state building is also bathed in pink light. even buckingham palace in london has gone pink to support the campaign. >>> here san early look on how wall street will kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,515 after adding 77 points yesterday. the s&p was up three, but the
reduction plan. >> my number 1 principal is there will be no tax cut that adds to the deficit. >> it is not possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only effect high income individuals to avoid either raising the deficit or burdening the middle class, it is math. >> i like big bird and you too, but i am not going to keep borrowing money from china to pay for it. >> we have more including a fact check of the statements made last night. find it at ktvu.com. >>> a drive is scheduled for this afternoon in san jose to register homeless and other low income people to vote. the goal is to get homeless people involved in the political process. the registration push will be from 2:00 to 6:00 at the reception center on little orchard street in san jose. it is part of national homeless and low income voter registration week. >>> two people shot any killed in the driveway of this home. and police say the alleged gunman lived right across the street. we will tell you what neighbors say was said right before those shots were fired. >> as predicted the major cool down is
is backtracking on controversial remarks dismissing 47% of americans who don't pay federal income taxes. in an interview last night on fox news he said the comments were "just completely wrong." firefighters quickly knocked out a brush fire in a homeless area today. it started about 8:30 just a few blocks north east of the 880/101 split. firefighters kept it from spending beyond the homeless incampment. >>> -- america's cup races are this weekend along with a lot more. all those crowds mean a little extra planning to get around. >> san francisco will be practically over run this weekend. about 40,000 people will be watching the america's cup races. fresh off their division clench giants fans will be attending play offs against reds saturday and sunday. >> i am thinking i have to come an hour or hour and a half early so i can make it. >> reporter: events are expected to draw 1 million into the city not to mention the football game saturday in brookly. >> this is all hands on event for bart to use fleet week expression. we'll have more train cars out there, more station agents, more train
: california is a very interesting state because they have made it very difficult to raise property taxes. they are sort of this strange direct where they can put things on referendum where you can't raise taxes but the people can also vote on what they want. >> that's right. >> jon: so it is the perfect symbol for the difficulties we have in the country of getting the services we want while convincing people that they do have to bay for it. >> yes. you have that rob, but you also have the other problem, which is that mistakes were made, not only in california but all over the united states, when it comes to pensions. we have in california now for instance $400 billion of unfunded liability, this is something that was done by the legislature, not by the people, so there is a huge amount of money that is being going out, and now it is not available for programs for the people, just because it is for retired people and kind of like you are living in the past, you are taking care of things in the past rather than look to looking to the future and building schools and roads and universities a
we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. >>> a fire overnight in vallejo cause a lot of damage to the law offices of major cause b davis. the fire chief says the fire is suspicious. >>> the lead chris stevens, he was the ambassador to be ahead killed in an attack in libya in because he. tomorrow here on l, talk, remems there was a ticket on the milk carden that to get you to be game for free. >>> californian voters have the chance to abolish the death penalty in november. the debate over prop. 34. and you are a last look at the weather forecast today >>> things are going to he the. today we will be in the extended. he'd advisory beginning in the bay area beginning tomorrow nineties in the bay. it is rare so enjoy it prayed >>> de the will be breaking any new records? >>> no. at the will come close. >>> a guy in
-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> crews in san jose are working to reopen a road that was closed down early this morning when a driver hit a pole knocking down several power lines. the accident happened around 1:30 a.m. near the interception of almendinger expressway. it appears the 18-year-old driver fell asleep at the wheel. she suffered nonlife threatening injuries. thousands of people lost power overnight but power has since been restored. >>> an arson investigation is under way after fire destroyed a south bay warehouse. ktvu's matt keller is live in san jose where the flames make some near by apartment residents pretty nervous, matt. >> reporter: ken, we watched some work crews put up this chain link fence aro
but also to allow for tax-exempt status for donations. i found it really interesting. i found it surprising that other states did not have a similar model. this could also be a model to help budding companies in the future by allowing them more flexibility in how they acquire financing. i'm curious how many of you on the panel are familiar with this type of model and also, i guess this would be directed towards beye -- senator yee, how difficult it would be to bring this model to california. thank you. >> relative to establishing a new financial instrument or a new financial business, it is possible -- i think the question is what is the need for, what is the support for it, and who might be able to carry a bill to allow the to have been. i think one of the selling points is if in fact this new financial structure can be an impetus for new businesses that would generate jobs. i think you are going to hear a welcome applause for something along those lines. not something that i have heard of, but clearly, something that one can look at, and my office will look into that. >> has anybody heard
city leaders to launch the city's new weigh theft tax course. the group is created to help prevent worker abuse in san francisco. officials say the tax course will research and work on policies that will insure fair pay for all workers. >>> authorities in the central valley are looking for brazen robbers who made up with about $2 million in gold in the daytime muse sim heist. investigators say the robbers were armed with pick axes and dressed as anyone gentlemans. the museum held thousands of precious art facts including 1-pound gold nugget. investigators say that nugget was not among the items taken. >>> honored today for the genius award. 66-year-old maw lease lin miller started the family independence initiative. the initiative now around the country. the initiative brings together community members such as these people in san francisco to share resources, offer mutual support and problem solve as they work toward educational, financial, and professional goals. miller is set to receive $500,000 a year over the next five years. >>> someone in nevada is holding a ticket worth $14
. considers an illegal tax and is seeking a declaration about whether it is valid or that 800,000 rural property owners have been hit with the fee which raises money for fire prevention. the fee was passed last year. >>> long lines today as oakland a's fans seek play off tickets. many of them sold in just the last 24 hours. >>> and the day after the debate. how the candidates are spinning their performances. >>> the bay area cooling trend continues. coming up where the fog will be first thing tomorrow morning for the morning commute. the coolest day of the weekend and also the fleet week forecast . >>> bay area baseball fans are pumped. the post season is right around the corner. tonight the san francisco giants held an optional play off atth park open to the public. get their open on saturday night scheduled to start at 6:30 at at &t. game 2 on sunday still to be determined. . >>> a storybook late summer finish against all odds held them into the play offs. now as reports demand for tickets skyrocketing. >> when the a's clench the al west with dramatic fashion it wasn't just the player
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